The Heavy Duty Manufacturers Association, the commercial vehicle division of the Motor & Equipment Manufacturers Association, has announced the formation of its newest council, the Heavy Duty Advanced Technology Council.
IIHS is urging FMCSA to use caution before any expansion of its pilot program allowing truck drivers under 21 to participate in interstate commerce.
There is no single lift-axle configuration that works everywhere, because of the wide variety of state and local regulations applicable to axle weights and spreads.There are many things to consider when adding liftable or steerable axles to a truck to increase payload capacity.
The Pro-400 meets FMCSA’s ELD standards for the Dec. 19 deadline and is expected to be compliant with Canada’s ELD standards as well.
Lightning Systems announced that its all-electric powertrains for Ford and Chevrolet medium-duty trucks and buses are now offered on a California state contract.
Morgan Truck Body, LLC, manufacturer of light- and medium-duty truck bodies, announced the expansion of its manufacturing footprint in the Midwest in Orrville, Ohio, about 30 minutes west of Canton.
Truck platooning technology has leapt far ahead of outdated laws designed to cut down on tailgating and convoys. A new, state-by-state initiative seeks to bring regulations in line with this new technology.
In Josh Switkes’ view, it's way too premature to write truck platooning off as a dead end technology. And HDT Senior Editor Jack Roberts agrees with that point.
Two proposed bills in the House of Representatives aim to reduce harm caused by large truck crashes by updating the minimum insurance requirements for carriers and requiring automatic emergency braking to be standard on large commercial vehicles.
EKA Solutions has launched MPlace, allowing larger shippers, brokers and carriers to create private freight marketplaces using features of its cloud-based Omni-TMS platform.
Volvo Group and Samsung SDI, the battery manufacturing subsidiary of Samsung, have entered into a strategic alliance to develop battery packs for Volvo Group’s electric trucks.
The North American Commercial Vehicle Show has partnered with American Trucking Associations to host a symposium at this year’s event, offering educational and benchmarking sessions to attendees.